There are 9 ways to get from London to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Brussels - Midi Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt

$151 - $321

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Bus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N815

$40 - $75

7 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Frankfurt

$105 - $157

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Frankfurt am Main

$262 - $309

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Frankfurt am Main

$120 - $180

Fly from London City  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA

$99 - $371

Fly from London Heathrow  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA

$96 - $322

Fly from London Stansted  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Frankfurt (FRA) STN - FRA

$64 - $250

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Frankfurt (FRA) BHX - FRA

$142 - $351

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs £30 - £60 and takes 14 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs £75 - £290 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between London and Frankfurt am Main is 399 miles.

It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from London to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Frankfurt via Brussels Midi-Zuid and Koln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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London to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London station.

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Map of how to get from London to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 398.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between London, England and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from London to Frankfurt am Main via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Koln Hbf in around 6 h 40 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London to Frankfurt am Main once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 14 h 20 min. Eurolines CZ also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Lille to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$54
High
$57
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Ferry operators

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